Andhra Pradesh's decision to fund new capital with 'Amaravati bonds' has garnered interest, but may prove costly for debt-ridden state
Amaravati bonds issued by the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) witnessed an overwhelming response from institutional investors
Both the Congress and the ruling TRS are competing to ally with the TDP in Telangana. However, the choice before the TDP is a difficult one.
TRS in a catch-22 situation on no-confidence motion even as KCR calls for Third Front to fight Narendra Modi
TRS leader in Lok Sabha, Jitender Reddy said that his party is committed to supporting the demands of Andhra Pradesh regarding the implementation of State Reorganisation Act as it would also benefit Telangana.
Andhra Pradesh special status row: Chandrababu Naidu takes calculated risk, TDP quits Centre but not NDA
Though the TDP does not have a perfect national political context available for 2019, Naidu a veteran of many poll battles has come to an understanding that the party has no choice except to distance itself from the NDA.
Andhra Pradesh bandh updates: Shutdown peaceful in Tirupati so far but devotees facing travel issues, say reports
Authorities in Andhra Pradesh have tightened the security in view of the shutdown called by the Left parties on Thursday to protest the injustice meted out to the state in the Union Budget 2018-19.
Kadlekai Parishe (groundnut fair), the annual two-day fair which attracts close to a million visitors and hundreds of thousands of vendors from many parts of India is held on the one km stretch of wide road leading to the Bull Temple.
Hyderabad is a hotbed of discontent. Bifurcation blues which have soured relations between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have now hit government doctors.
Keshava Rao asserted that the survey was conducted only to know the true facts on the ground against the backdrop of alleged excess ration cards.
The survey questionnaire did not have Questions 21, 22 and 23 in ‘Division-I’ which were meant to deal with eliciting information on nativity
"One says KCR is Hitler, another says KCR is dictator; KCR is definitely Hitler for thieves. I want to be Hitler for the corrupt. I don't feel shy. KCR is Hitler to stop injustice. I can even be Hitler's grandfather," Rao said at a press conference.
Veteran legislator Kodela Sivaprasada Rao has been unanimously elected as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh post bifurcation.
The residual Andhra Pradesh commonly known as Seemandhra cannot be accorded the status of special category under the current norms, said Planning Commission.
Elaborate arrangements are being made for the swearing-in ceremony as over five lakh people are expected to attend.
The Governor is expected to invite Chandrababu this evening and hand-over a letter formally appointing the latter as the first CM of Andhra
"Our commitment is to the people of Andhra Pradesh... constructively to ensure that the promises that we made, which was passed by Parliament. This is what the letter of the Congress President said. It is a very significant letter," party leader Jairam Ramesh said.
President's Rule imposed in Andhra Pradesh was revoked partially to facilitate swearing in of a government in Telangana headed by TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao.
For KCR it marks the end of a long journey that started in 2001 when he rebelled against his boss N Chandrababu Naidu, the then CM of Andhra and shaped his rebellion into a separate statehood movement.
Separate government orders were also issued today for provisional allotment of staff to Telangana and the residual state Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana is all set to be born as the 29th state of India at the stroke of Sunday midnight.
The TDP leader met Jaitley as part of series of meetings with central ministers in the national capital to discuss the requirements of Andhra Pradesh post-bifurcation.